Archive for December 15th, 2008

London Benefits From Journo Turned Mayor

December 15, 2008

Last month we here at Dealernews reported that motorcyclists in London, England, to help ease congestion, will be allowed to travel in bus lanes beginning in January.

Certainly such a grand scheme couldn’t have come from a multi-term politician, and it didn’t.

The man who proposed this cycle-friendly idea is recently elected London Mayor Boris Johnson. A boris-johnson-wide1 journalist by trade, Johnson has worked as an editor for The Daily Telegraph and The Spectator, and served as motoring correspondent for GQ magazine.

Now, to think about how I could capture a senate seat representing Illinois …

Check out Johnson’s recent interview on the BBC’s Top Gear television program: